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Lillian 'Pokey' Watson.

Watson won gold in 4x100 meter freestyle relay in the 1964 Summer Games in Tokyo at the age of 14 years, 96 days.

Carolyn Wood was 14 years, 270 days old when she won gold in 4x100 meter freestyle relay at the 1960 Summer Games in Rome.

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Who has won the most medals for the US?

That is swimmer Michael Phelps who has won 16 Olympic medals (14 gold, 2 bronze). With regard to U.S. athletes, indeed, Michael Phelps has won the most Olympic medals. However, taking all international athletes into consideration, the one with the most Olympic medals overall is a Russian-Ukranian, Larissa Latynina. A former Soviet gymnast, she won more Olympic medals than anyone in history, male or female, in any sport. She won 18 medals; nine gold medals, five silver and four bronze.

Who were the top five female olympic gold medal winners at Beijing games?

Australian swimmer Stephanie Rice led all women with three gold medals at the 2008 Games in Beijing. Women that won two gold medals include 1) China table tennis player Zhang Yining diver Guo Jingjing diver Chen Ruolin gymnast Xe Kexin 2) Great Britain swimmer Rebecca Adlington 3) Germany swimmer Britta Steffen 4) Australia swimmer Libby Trickett swimmer Leisel Jones 5) Kenya long distance runner Trunesh Dibaba

Who was the youngest female executed in the US?

The youngest female to be executed in the U.S. was native American Hannah Ocuish who publicly hanged in Connecticut on December 20, 1786, for the murder of another child. She was just 12 years and 9 months old.

Who was the youngest female swimmer to win olympic gold in the 100 meter freestyle?

Sandy Neilson of the United States who was 16 years, 162 days old when she won gold in women's 100 meter freestyle at the 1972 Games in Munich. Next comes Carrie Steinseifer of the United States who was 16 years, 168 days old when she won gold at the 1984 Games in Los Angeles and then comes Katalin Szőke of Hungary who was 16 years, 346 days old when she won gold at the 1952 Games in Helsinki.

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